British show for young children first shown as part of the ‘Watch with Mother’ strand. First transmitted on the BBC on the 14th March 1958. Puppet voices provided by Peter Hawkins and Josefina Ray. In the Public Domain under the UK 50 year broadcast copyright laws. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, Children, BBC, Watch with Mother, 1950’s, puppets
A kids puppet show made in 1950.Like Uncle Mistletoe,this one has former actress Jennifer Holt as hostess,along with her little puppet pals.And is based in Chicago. Topics: Classic Television, Classic TV, ABC, Jennifer Holt, 1950, Puppets, Kids Show, Chicago
Fireball XL5 intercepts a planetomic missile sent to destroy Earth. On Planet 46 Steve and Venus are captured by the Subterrains –who promptly launch a second missile, with Venus on board! First aired: 28 October 1962 ( 2 reviews ) Topics: classic tv, british, sci fi, supermarionation, puppets, thunderbirds, atv, fireball xl5, gerry...
Prof. Matic's old friend, Dr. Rootes, attempts to conquer Earth using an invasive species of alien plant life – which promptly runs amok! First aired: 18 November 1962 Topics: classic tv, british, 1960s, supermarionation, puppets, gerry anderson, itv, sci-fi
"Pom Pom and the Toys" The Very first episode of the Gerry Anderson series, about a boy with a battery inside him and a lamp in his head. This episode deals with Torchy's creation by Mr.Bumbledrop. Mr Bumbledrop creates Torchy to find the children's lost toys and his dog, Pom-Pom. Torchy has a special beam, but he must recite special words to use it. Gerry Anderson would later create series such as Supercar, Fireball XL-5 and of course, Thunderbirds. Network: ITV Year: 1958 ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Torchy the Battery Boy, Supermarionation, Puppets, ITV